Even when doing an online course it is still essential to backup your work. The excuse of “The dog ate my assignment” or perhaps more likely “My hard disk failed” doesn’t really cut the mustard with teachers anymore. Or even worse, you are the teacher and you’ve lost your copy of the assignment outline which was on you home computer that just got fried.
To save embarrassment then, you need to have your files backed up, all your files.
As a new teacher in the 1980s Lisa Gabriel did battle with mono cassette recorders and wrote music on a banda machine or chalk board. e-Music did not exist. How times have changed. Lisa shares her journey over the last 30 years, using BBC-Bs, four track recorders, Amigas, Karaoke, PCs, Sibelius, Scorch, MP3s, the web, and Audacity amongst other things. Here is Lisa’s journey…
Content is king we are told. But is it? When creating eLearning experiences for your students, is your primary focus on substance (content) or style (design)? Patricia Turner says we need both, lots of both.